Blue Lake hit the headlines in 2011 after being declared the worlds’ clearest freshwater ever recorded, with an optical purity close to that of distilled water. This magnificent natural spectacle […]
Over the past year I have extensively travelled around the South Island of New Zealand, visiting many different types of environments. Everything from Alpine Tarns to Coastal Swamp and a fair bit in between. In this series of posts I will focus on a particular site or type of Wetland and endeavour to share some of the magic from this amazing country while also revealing some of the science behind what you see.
High Windswept plateau’s , and the United Kingdoms only true sub arctic plateau may not be the first place that springs to mind when you think about Wetlands
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Another hot and humid day dawned in Florida, and we travelled to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary an approximately 13,000 acre (52.609 km-sq) preserve including some of the best […]
Invasive Species & Guest Seminar Invasive Species and an audience will Prof. Bill Mitsch was the itinerary for day seven. First we trvelled to the Daniel Beard Center in the […]
The Northern Cardinal The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is perhaps a familiar songbird bird to North Americans. But to me it was fascinating. The males are for one, bright red! […]
Florida Gulf Coast University Campus visit Today we travelled to the FGCU campus and met with a number of staff members for a tour of some of the ecosystems they […]